What is lax?

  • (adj): Tolerant or lenient.
    Example: "Procedures are lax and discipline is weak"
    Synonyms: indulgent, lenient, soft
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on lax:

Lions–Lax–Milgram Theorem
... In mathematics, the Lions–Lax–Milgram theorem (or simply Lions’ theorem) is a result in functional analysis with applications in the study of partial differential ... It is a generalization of the famous Lax–Milgram theorem, which gives conditions under which a bilinear function can be "inverted" to show the existence and uniqueness of a weak solution to a given boundary ... the mathematicians Jacques-Louis Lions, Peter Lax and Arthur Milgram ...
LAX (album)
... LAX is the third studio album by American rapper Game, released August 26, 2008 on Geffen Records ... Guests featured on LAX include Chrisette Michele, Common, Keyshia Cole, Ludacris, Nas, Ne-Yo, Raekwon, Raheem DeVaughn, Travis Barker, Bilal, and Lil Wayne ... LAX debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling over 238,000 copies in its first week, just behind metal band Slipknot's All Hope Is Gone ...
Lax, Switzerland - Education
... In Lax about 120 or (41.4%) of the population have completed non-mandatory upper secondary education, and 24 or (8.3%) have completed additional higher ... As of 2000, there were 8 students in Lax who came from another municipality, while 25 residents attended schools outside the municipality ...
Lax–Friedrichs Method
... The Lax–Friedrichs method, named after Peter Lax and Kurt O ... One can view the Lax–Friedrichs method as an alternative to Godunov's scheme, where one avoids solving a Riemann problem at each cell interface, at the expense of adding ...
Beurling–Lax Theorem
... In mathematics, the Beurling–Lax theorem is a theorem due to Beurling (1949) and Lax (1959) which characterizes the shift-invariant subspaces of the Hardy space ...

More definitions of "lax":

  • (adj): Lacking in strength or firmness or resilience.
    Example: "Took his lax hand in hers"
    Synonyms: flaccid, limp, slack
  • (adj): Emptying easily or excessively.
    Synonyms: loose
  • (adj): Lacking in rigor or strictness.
    Example: "Such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"
    Synonyms: slack
  • (adj): Pronounced with muscles relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in 'bet').
  • (adj): Not taut or rigid; not stretched or held tight.
    Example: "A lax rope"

Famous quotes containing the word lax:

    We want nights
    Of vague adventure, lips lax wet and warm,
    Bees in the stomach, sweat across the brow. Now.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)